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Area Obituaries

James “Jim” Potter

James (Jim) H. Potter, of Dunlap, Tennessee passed away Monday, November 7. Jim and his wife, Pat, relocated from Southern California to Tennessee five years ago to build their retirement home in Sequatchie County where they made lasting friendships within their community. Jim is survived by his wife; Pat; children, Brenda Potter (John), Shann Lanning,…

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Doyle Teague

Doyle Engile Teague, 81, of Signal Mountain, Tennessee passed away November 5, 2022 at Hospice Care Center of Chattanooga. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Teague; infant daughters, Betsy and Betty Teague; father, Jess Teague; mother, Gertrude Teague; sisters, Mae Smith, Betty Henderson, Bea Stewart, Barbara Hyder, and Juanita Wilson. He is…

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Lorraine Gagne Stockman

Lorraine Gagne Stockman, 95, of Dunlap, passed away Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at her residence.  Lorraine was known for her crocheting and donated many blankets to Veterans, Parkridge East Hospital’s NICU department, and Chattanooga Foster Children’s Center, as well as donating her winning Yo-Yo blanket to Sequatchie County Cancer Support Network’s Hee Haw event. She…

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Bobbye “Sandy” Sanders

  Bobbye J. “Sandy” Sanders, 89, of Bristol, Rhode Island, passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2022. She was born in Marks, Mississippi.  Ltc. Sanders was proud to have served 22 years for her country, first for four years in the Women’s Army Corp. and 18 years in the Army Nurse Corp. Eight of these years…

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Mary Evelyn Harvey Rutledge

Mary Evelyn Harvey Rutledge, 83, of Gallatin, Tennessee, formerly of Dunlap, passed away Monday, October 24, 2022 at her residence. She attended Liberty Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Harrison “Bill” Rutledge; parents, Nathan and Ira E. Hatfield Harvey; and brothers, Joe and Willie Harvey. She is survived by her…

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Edward “Eddie” Labron Meroney

Edward “Eddie” Labron Meroney, 71, of Hixson, passed away peacefully on October 25, 2022 at the hospital with his two daughters by his side. He was simply known as “Eddie” to everyone. Eddie was born in Chattanooga on May 12, 1951 to James and Mary Freeman Meroney. He was retired but worked mostly at convenience…

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Joyce Price Sims

Joyce Price Sims, 87, of Dunlap, Tennessee went to be with Jesus on Friday, October 21, 2022 following a lengthy illness. She is going to be missed by all her family and friends. Joyce was one of the Price tri-plets born in Sequatchie County 87 years ago. She was preceded in death by her husband,…

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Ruby Jean Rogers McGlothen

Ruby Jean Rogers McGlothen, 98, of Dunlap, Tennessee entered her heavenly home on Thursday, October 20, 2022. She was of the Church of God faith.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee and Minnie McClannahan Rogers; sisters, Murriel Sims, Bertha Everett and Jennie Lee “Pat” Layne; and brothers, Dennis, Earl, Oscar and W.L.…

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Cora Ann Smith Johnson

Cora Ann Smith Johnson, 80, of Dunlap, Tennessee passed away October 15, 2022 at her home. She was of the Baptist faith.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Taft and AnnaBelle Smith; brothers, T.H. Smith, A.W. Smith, Enos Smith, Kenneth Skiles, Foster Skiles, Clay Smith, and James Oliver Skiles.  Those left to cherish…

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Ricky Joe “Abe” Henry, Sr.

Ricky Joe “Abe” Henry, Sr., 65, of Whitwell, passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at Parkridge West Hospital. Ricky worked as a coal miner all his life. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Betty Jo Barnett Henry; and grandfather, Clay Henry. He is survived by his wife, Rhonda Henry; children, Ricky…

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